Meal Quality: Adaptability, Creativity and Fun

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Learn about promising practices from school nutrition teams across the nation that have utilized their creativity and ingenuity to master meal quality.

Meal quality is an integral component of any meal program. It can mean many different things, including serving culturally appropriate foods, offering a hot meal on cold days, and making sure the appearance of the meals are appealing to students. This resources shares a variety of promising practices on meal quality, such as:

  1. Focusing on customer service and inclusivity,
  2. Promoting your meals program,
  3. Making the most of take-home meals,
  4. Keeping the menu varied and staying inspired, and 
  5. Having a positive attitude and making it fun!